Mainframe Database Manager at Ensono

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The Mainframe Systems Manager will coordinate and delegate the responsibilities of their assigned IT teams, as they pertain to the installation and management of mainframe database systems – specifically IMS, Adabas, Datacom/DB, IDMS, and Supra. Oversee the day-to-day functions aligning with their Global Leader(s) responsibilities/duties while maintaining on-going project management and statuses. The Manager will oversee training sessions with resources so that they can be equipped with new knowledge and skills to remain current. Manager will do quarterly reviews, set quarterly and yearly goals, aligning to the Business Unit and Company.
 

Job Responsibilities:

·       Provide thought leadership within assigned tower and Business Unit

·       Provides Technical support for SW solutions.

·       Provide direction to Team Leaders and resources.  

·       Possess communication skills to participate in client/team/Business unit meetings as well as providing documentation for client operational meetings.

·       Enhance the performance of others through mentoring and guiding.

·       Keep abreast of changes in the standards, technologies or methodologies

·       Administer, update, weekly project management documents, aligning projects with client and BU activity.  

·       Manage team’s ticket queue and following up on aging tickets

·       Provide risk assessment and risk management

·       Administer quarterly review(s)

·       Set quarterly and yearly goals, aligning to the Business Unit and Company

·       Review assignments for accuracy and quality where applicable.

·       Delegate responsibilities where applicable.  

·       Facilitate or coordination of software releases/upgrades or large projects.

·       Attend/facilitate client/team meetings where applicable.

·       Collaboration with other departments

·       Develop, assess, adhere to completion of personnel, departmental, and company goals. 

·       Participate in and provide timely responses to all internal and external audits

·       Participating in on-boarding of new client.

·       Own all facets of performance and career management for the team. Regular one-on-one meetings with all team members.

·       Provide both technical and ‘soft skill’ mentoring in order to maintain a well-rounded, well-balanced team. This includes project management, quality audits, and coordination of training sessions as well as day-to-day oversight of the team.

 

 

 

Required Skills:

·       Experience working within an IT Operations environment

·       3 - 5 years of management experience in related field

·       10 years of mainframe database installation/maintenance experience

·       Good problem-solving skills 

·       Self-motivated and have attention to detail 

·       Ability to effectively coordinate and lead internal resources to accomplish key milestones

·       Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to deliver informative and well-organized presentations

·       Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and leadership skills with ability to work and build relationships across multiple levels of an organization

·       Experience working in a fast-paced environment with ability to learn quickly
 

Qualifications:

·       Minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree

·       Knowledge in one of the major database products - IMS, Adabas, Datacom/DB, IDMS, and Supra

·       Knowledge of SMP/E or maintenance routines if applicable

·       Knowledge in JCL

·       Knowledge system IPL processes

·       Knowledge of ISPF/TSO

·       Microsoft Office skills including Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Teams, Sharepoint

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Location

Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop! 2nd office is in downtown Chicago on Madison Ave.

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

Bailey Cahill

Senior Manager - Partner & Alliances

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

Jake Frazier-Flores

Software Engineer

What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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